Education

Keep STEM learning fresh

June 27, 2019

When it comes to STEM, or any subject for that matter, teachers not only must spark an interest with students – they also need to find a way to sustain it. Throughout my two-decade-plus teaching career, I have continually tried to find ways to make the learning process fresh, relevant and exciting for my students so that their interest in STEM lasts long beyond their time in my classroom.

5 Tools for Technology Transformation in Schools

June 27, 2019

With the accelerating pace of new technologies for the classroom, the Consortium for School Networking wants to help schools overcome hurdles in adopting new innovations. A new report from CoSN identifies the top five technology enablers that will help K-12 institutions find more expansive opportunities and solutions in education.

Two-thirds of American employees regret their college degrees

June 27, 2019

A college education is still considered a pathway to higher lifetime earnings and gainful employment for Americans. Nevertheless, two-thirds of employees report having regrets when it comes to their advanced degrees, according to a PayScale survey of 248,000 respondents this past spring that was released Tuesday.

Why Ed Tech Is Finally Reaching Its Potential

June 26, 2019

It’s a pivotal time for the education technology sector and for school districts across America struggling to adapt ed tech, artificial intelligence and new models for blended learning. For the ed tech sector, the pressure of expectations is only exceeded by a track record of disappointment. Education technology companies have made great strides in building technology solutions to improve learning outcomes.

Top 10 Best Robots For Kids in 2019

June 26, 2019

If you are looking for a list of the best robots for kids then your search ends here. We have worked out intensively and made a list of top robots for kids which you can buy from Amazon. This list is based on various kinds of surveys, research and analyzing 1000s of reviews online.

A study about studies suggests men will still prevail in computer science in 2100

June 26, 2019

Today it’s mostly a man’s world in computer science -- and a tally of the authors behind nearly 3 million research papers in the field suggests that could be the case for the rest of the 21st century. The findings, reported by researchers at Seattle’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, point to how far the scientific community still has to go when it comes to gender equality in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.

Tech-infused classrooms are shaping elementary education

June 26, 2019

Technology is disrupting everything from healthcare and banking to transportation and printing. Now it's gunning for that staple of childhood: blocks. For a lot of kids in 2019, actual blocks on the floor have been replaced by virtual blocks on a screen. And instead of using them to build castles, they're using them to learn coding courtesy of a LEGO-inspired programming language called Scratch.

The 11 Best Graduate Aerospace Engineering Programs

June 25, 2019

The incredible technology that allows aircraft to take off, fly through the skies and land safely has fascinated people for years. And for some, that fascination could shape their career goals. A secondary degree in engineering concentrated in aerospace could give individuals the boost they need to reach new career heights.

Will AI Take Over Educational Leadership?

June 25, 2019

Leadership of any kind is stressful. What if you could train for leadership using a set of tools and data that could help you take calculated risks without endangering anyone? According to a McKinsey Quarterly article, artificial intelligence may have the “potential to help you lead with clarity, specificity, and creativity.”

iRobot wants to teach your kids to code with the $199 Root Coding Robot

June 25, 2019

iRobot is getting into the STEM sphere with its acquisition of Root Robotics. Now, you can get the $199 Root Coding Robot straight from iRobot, enabling kids to explore the science behind the Roomba.

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